conventionality

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noun con·ven·tion·al·i·ty \kən-ˌven(t)-shə-ˈna-lə-tē\

Definition of conventionality

plural

conventionalities

  1. 1 :  a conventional usage, practice, or thing

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being conventional; especially :  adherence to conventions

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First Known Use of conventionality

circa 1834

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